Toyota Gazoo Racing have confirmed that Fernando Alonso will step aside from the team's World Endurance Championship team after this year's Le Mans 24 Hours, with two-time WEC champion Brendon Hartley, most recently an F1 driver with Toro Rosso, replacing him.
Alonso sought a WEC drive with Toyota in his attempts to win Le Mans as he looks to secure motorsport's 'Triple Crown'.
The two-time world champion will tackle the Indianapolis 500 with McLaren this year in his attempts to match Graham Hill's unique feat, but his contributions to Toyota are not yet finished.
Alonso tested a Toyota Hilux Dakar car earlier this year and has been linked with a future switch to the desert race as he looks to add a diverse collection of trophies to his haul.
He said: "I have enjoyed being part of Toyota Gazoo Racing in WEC but this chapter is ending.
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